Awards Banquet

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The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce Annual Awardees for 2017!

Citizen of the Year: James Sandham Jr.

Business Person of the Year:  Dr. Arnold Pallay

Organization of the Year: Montville Township Public Library

Public Safety: Patrolman Robert Koetzner

Public Service: Mary Gormley

Silver Service: Michele Caron

Good Neighbor: Tuscany Village (Bill Iellimo)

Please join the Chamber as we celebrate their accomplishments on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Lake Valhalla Club, Montville, NJ.  The dinner is open to all members and friends of the Chamber and recipients. Advanced Reservations Only! Please call the Chamber office at 973-263-3310 to request tickets or by email at Tickets are $85.00 per person.  Hors D’oeuvres and Open Bar will be from 6 p.m to 7 p.m.  Dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Cash Bar and Dance music from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Reservations cannot be taken at the door.   


Awards Categories and Criteria

CITIZEN OF THE YEARRecognition of an outstanding, well-rounded citizen who lives or works in Montville and has demonstrated exemplary service by way of volunteerism and community involvement. 

BUSINESS/BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEARRecognition of a business or business person who has operated a respected business in Montville for at least five (5) years. The business should be recognized for outstanding practices, products and/or services. Involvement in the community by way of contributions to local programs, events and other service to the township and township organizations beyond business practices will be consider a plus. 

ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR: Recognition of an organization that has consistently performed services within the township for at least five (5) years, and has achieved or carried out one or more outstanding events or projects during the previous year. 

PUBLIC SAFETY AWARDRecognition of any public safety officials, including Police, Fire and First Aid, who have a minimum of five (5) years of service to the township and have been involved in and contributed to an act (or acts) of exemplary service while providing for the safety of the community and its citizens. 

PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD: Recognition of any public employee of the Township or the Board of Education with at least five (5) years of service, who has made significant contributions to the township or school system above and beyond the activities and responsibilities of their present job. 

GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARDRecognition of a business, property owner, or organization which, through property improvements or the implementation of a plan, has enhanced the beauty of Montville Township. This can be for a property's aesthetic enhancement or for the thoughtful conservation of the Township's natural resources, resulting in a positive contribution to the overall life in Montville Township. 

SILVER SERVICE AWARDRecognition of a private citizen or public servant who has served at least 25 years in Montville Township in multiple volunteer organizations and/or on Township boards or committees. This person has demonstrated a long-time dedication and devotion to the community.

Our 2016 Award Recipients:

2016 award winners









BUSINESS PERSONS OF THE YEAR: Ryan McDermott, Aran McDermott (Columbia Inn & Harrigan's) 
PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD: Anthony Sia (School of Rock) 
GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARD: Jupiter Environmental Services (Annabel Pierce)

Read about their achievements here!

2016 event sponsored by:

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Award recipients from 1982-2015